both the free software philosophy and the Open Source advocates a collaborative model according to its creators and supporters allows for greater quality in the development cycle from any tool, and its outcome, of course – but this theoretical superiority is difficult to measure.
That’s what they tried to do in the consulting Coverity, which together with none other than the Department of Homeland Security U.S. have posted the report Coveruty Scan 2011 Open Source Integrity.
MuyComputerPRO show our colleagues, the study conducted by management and the firm Coverity started in 2006 and is one of the most complete that you remember if you stick to the 300 million lines of proprietary code and 37 million lines of open source analyzed by researchers.
The result: the code of free software and Open Source has at least the same quality as proprietary code, if this is not High in certain respects. You have all the details and conclusions the original story, in MuyComputerPRO.